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Deputies in Surry County arrest man accused of breaking into a home and kidnapping four children

Ricky Brandon Hawks, 37, of Cana, Va., allegedly broke into a home at 197 Old US 52 South in Mount Airy at about 4 a.m. Friday and held the victims at gunpoint.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-07-21 14:18:05

U-turn goes wrong in Hillsville | Carroll News

A U-turn turned out badly for a North Carolina man Thursday as his tractor-trailer became snagged on power lines in Hillsville.According to a police report by Hillsville Police Department Sgt. Billy Anauo, the department received a dispatch on Thursday at approximately 4 p.m. in reference to a tract

THECARROLLNEWS.COM - 2018-07-20 15:03:00

Man takes kids hostage in Holly Springs | Mt. Airy News

Chief Deputy Lauren Osborne said Friday that deputies responded to a call around 4 a.m. to 197 Old U.S. 52 South, which is near the Holly Springs exit of U.S. 52, after receiving a report of a possible home invasion by an armed subject.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-07-20 23:01:00

BUSINESS FOCUS: Captain D's sailing into Wytheville's waters

According to town officials, Captain D’s will build a location behind the Goodwill store, near Bojangles’. Meanwhile, a Family Fare convenience is coming to the former Circle K location on Main Street, across from Rite-Aid.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-07-20 08:45:00

Silver Alert issued for woman reported missing in Mount Airy

Teresa Ann CaudleMOUNT AIRY, N.C. — A Silver Alert has been issued for a woman last seen on Fancy Gap Road near US Highway 52 S.Police are looking for 54-year-old Teresa Ann Caudle, according to a news release.The alert describes her as wearing a white shirt with floral print an yellow pants.Police


Barter blasted at meeting | Mt. Airy News

One opponent of the plan even went so far Thursday night as to urge like-minded fellow citizens to approach three commissioners who continue to back it, Shirley Brinkley, Dean Brown and Steve Yokeley.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-07-20 21:45:00

Your Vote Matters :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

If it did'nt, Republicans would'nt be trying to suppress it..If your vote did'nt matter, you would'nt have billionaires (Koch Brothers) trying to buy it..If your voted did'nt matter, you would'nt have Russians trying to hack it (again)

GOWILKES.COM - 2018-07-20 01:34:00

Legacy of helping others to continue | Mt. Airy News

The dog days of summer have brought some unpleasantly high temperatures, but thanks to The Kitty Seivers Helping Others Fund, more families will be able to keep their homes cool and the lights on.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-07-21 13:42:00

Land sought to aid public works | Mt. Airy News

The Public Works Department has been at that location since the late 1970s, and the amount of equipment there has expanded over the years to accommodate increased responsibilities with sanitation, street maintenance and other functions.


From The Pulpit: A call to serve one another

The apostle Paul reminds us in Galatians 5:13," For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use your liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another."

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-07-20 19:16:00

Debate over Carroll’s non-user fee gets heated | Carroll News

Currently, Carroll County citizens who do not have county water in areas deemed mandatory are charged $28 per month. Ray Melton began the Citizens’ Time portion of the meeting, which lasted more than 45 minutes. He said he was concerned why neighbors of his were being charged for county water when t


Mount Airy Police Reports | Mt. Airy News

• A traffic stop Wednesday on Greenhill Road at Plantation Place Lane led to a Claudville, Virginia, woman being jailed on felony drug charges, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Christina Jackson Gwyn, 32, of 295 Pedigo Ridge Road, is accused of possession of a Schedule II controlle

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-07-20 00:00:00

Missing teenage hiker found in Grayson County

Smyth County deputies help with searchSmyth County sheriff’s deputies assisted the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 15-year-old hiker yesterday.According to Smyth County Sheriff Chip Shuler, the teen was reported missing in the area of Grayson Highlands State Park on July 1

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-07-19 17:30:00

Impossible to buy a car on Classifieds :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

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Lynchburg officers use K-9, baton against man resisting arrest

While officers were writing multiple traffic tickets against the driver, 31-year-old Larry Booker, of Winston Salem, North Carolina, a narcotics K-9 walking around the vehicle noted the presence of drugs in the car, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.

WSLS - 2018-07-19 20:48:24

Woodlawn man charged in shooting on New River | Carroll News

According to the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, members of that department responded along with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, the Virginia State Police and Conservation Officers with the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to a shooting that occurred on the New River just east of the To


Forsyth County director of public health resigns to take job in Spartanburg, S.C., where he grew up

ReGenesis is a federally qualified community health center based in Spartanburg, S.C., with a number of sites. It provides primary-care services, preventive care, education and counseling for all patients, but focuses on the underserved.


Tyson Foods :: Go Wilkes! - The Community Website for Wilkes County, Wilkesboro, and North Wilkesboro, NC

Attention Tyson Foods just announced they will be doing away with the majority of there USDA Inspectors. Tyson’s employees will be inspecting the product the new system is called NPIS please research it and we all know that tyson just wants to get as much product down the line and short cuts and n


Training for terror | Carroll News

Meanwhile, the horrifying sounds of teenagers screaming in the hallways and random bursts of gunfire filled the air. During it all, Carroll County High School School Resource Officer and Cpl. Kevin Kemp tried to keep his composure despite the gunshot wound he had just suffered. As a tactical police


One person dies in two-vehicle crash in Wythe County

WYTHEVILLE, Va. — One person died at the scene Monday after a two-vehicle crash was reported on Interstate 81 in Wythe County, Va.